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Zydeco Scream
General
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Park Six Flags New Orleans
Location USANew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Status Standing but not operating
Operated
Operated October 6, 2000 - August 2005
Opened
Opening
Cost
Height restriction
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Builder
Designer
Type Steel- Sit-Down- Shuttle
Type
Model Boomerang
Riders per train 28
Riders per hour 760
Lift/launch system
Height 116.5 feet
Drop
Top speed 47 mph
Length 935 feet
Dimensions

288.8 feet feet x 98.4 feet feet

Duration 1:48
Inversions 3
Steepest drop
Maximum g-force 5.2G

Zydeco Scream is a steel sit-down roller coaster located at Six Flags New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana.[1] Opened under the same name at Jazzland, it has been closed since Hurricane Katrina hit the park in 2005 and is currently standing but not operating.

DesignEdit

Elements

Cobra RollVertical Loop

Zydeco Scream is an example of the much copied Boomerang. The train is pulled up the first spike, and released through the inversions. The train is then caught and launched backwards through inversions. It is then caught and brought slowly back to the station.

HistoryEdit

  • The ride first opened in 1990 as Boomerang at Parc de Montjuic. It left the park in 1998. It was painted white with green supports.[2]
  • The ride was relocated to Six Flags New Orleans (or Jazzland at the time), were it opened on the 10/8/2000 as Zydeco Scream. It was repainted aqua blue with purple supports.
  • Hurricane Katrina hit the park in 2005 and Zydeco Scream was flooded. It has been standing but not operating ever since and is now highly unlikely that it will ever operate again.

Photo GalleryEdit

Six Flags New Orleans Roller Coasters
SBNO The JesterMega ZephMuskrat ScramblerZydeco Scream
Former Batman: The RideRoad Runner's Express

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